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Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope

Pope Re:The paper says... (94 comments)

So the Numbers Station folks aren't out of a job yet!


Ask Slashdot: Would You Pay For Websites Without Trolls?

Pope Re:Very subjective (381 comments)

LMAO commenting on websites is a "basic freedom" now?

3 days ago

Android Motorcycle Helmet/HUD Gains Funding

Pope Re:Would it be weird? (126 comments)

And here I thought it was just a death wish.. Driving a motorcycle seems like a dangerous way to get places during rush hour. Driving a car scares me enough, I'd hate to be out there on two wheels trying to doge the stupid people, the gravel, AND the guy behind me who obviously don't pay attention to anything smaller than what they are driving.

So, why does that middle aged woman bring her Harley to work most of the time? I thought she did it for the parking space, because your above theory just doesn't apply to her.

Because they're fun to ride. If you're scared of being in a car already, then a motorcycle isn't for you.

about a week ago

Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

Pope Re:This is chilling (790 comments)

Once read, it is no longer like a letter, it is business correspondence, and a warrant is no longer required.

This is extremely relevant in law. Recently, the former head of the CIA used unsent drafts stored in a drafts folder to communicate with a lover.

It's also how the 9/11 terrorists communicated with each other: one shared web email account, they just saved and edited drafts to write back and forth.

about two weeks ago

A 24-Year-Old Scammed Apple 42 Times In 16 Different States

Pope Re:$7142.85 (419 comments)

Spoken like a person who never owned a Macbook. I am a Linux guy, and I am by no stretch of the imagination an Apple fan, but misinformed hatred is just a form of ignorance.

Welcome to Slashdot!

about three weeks ago

Suddenly Visible: Illicit Drugs As Part of Silicon Valley Culture

Pope Re:The only good thing (511 comments)

The Appalachians profit hugely from misery? That's new to me.

about three weeks ago

Suddenly Visible: Illicit Drugs As Part of Silicon Valley Culture

Pope Re: Red Bull (511 comments)

LMAO, Taurine is not a stimulant.

about three weeks ago

Black Holes Not Black After All, Theorize Physicists

Pope Re:So ... (227 comments)

Imagine a perfectly spherical chicken...

about a month ago

The Daily Harassment of Women In the Game Industry

Pope Re:Pft (962 comments)

and if he grabbed a man by the throat, what would've happened?

The same thing? Why would anyone put up with physical assault by a superior in the workplace?

about a month ago

MIT's Ted Postol Presents More Evidence On Iron Dome Failures

Pope Re:Here we go... (454 comments)

He means day one of Hamas' existence, silly. It's p. obvious that's what he meant.

about a month ago

Point-of-Sale System Bought On eBay Yields Treasure Trove of Private Data

Pope Re:meh, they're retail workers (68 comments)

Since when is Target a "small business?"

about a month ago

Apple Agrees To $450 Million Ebook Antitrust Settlement

Pope LMAO (91 comments)

Yeah, much better to let Amazon to run all the book publishers out of business. :rolleyes:

about a month ago

Economist: File Sharing's Impact On Movies Is Modest At Most

Pope Re:So this means... (214 comments)

Porno movies don't cost ten or hundreds of millions to make, and don't employ dozens to hundreds of people to create.

about a month ago

The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One

Pope Re:Thrown from the vehicle (443 comments)

There have been two deaths resulting from a Tesla crash.

Serious winning.

about a month ago

The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane To Nowhere

Pope Re:Stop throwing good money after bad. (364 comments)

They had the Super Hornet. It was available. It was perfect for the Navy and Marines, and most foreign use such as Canada. The F35 sales pitch was bullshit, and they fell for it.

about a month and a half ago

The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane To Nowhere

Pope Re:Stop throwing good money after bad. (364 comments)

The F-35 is silly. The Navy and Marines need the Super Hornet, not a 35-style does nothing well plane. Canada bought into the 35 sales pitch, and our CF18s are dying in the field with nothing to replace them. Again, the 18E/F wouldn't been perfect and available NOW.

about a month and a half ago


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